Maybe we are familiar with HDR-XR160 Handycam camcorder. We know it can record and store up to 54 hours of high-definition video footage (HD LP mode). At the same time, you can enjoy your recordings with its vibrant 3.0" touch-screen display. Some users want to edit files with FCP 7. But some users do not know how to merge/import HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP 7 for editng without any trouble. Today we study this question together.
Though FCP7 claimed that it supported AVCHD importing, Final Cut Pro will only handle AVCHD files when it finds them in their original file structure in fact. Here we find the best way to import the HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP normally. You do not need to spend time on limiting of original file structure.
It is necessary to use converter, and here we recommend you the best HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP Converter. you can easily convert/merge HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP 7. If you do not know this tool, don't worry we will show you detailed information how to convert/transcode HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP 7. Now let's do together.
Conditions for converting HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP 7:
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2. System requirement: Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.5 above
Guide: step-by-step guide on how to convert HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP 7 with the best HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP Converter
Step 1: Import HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to the best HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP Converter.
Use USB cable to connect HDR-XR160 to Mac. Launch HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP Converter. Click the button for adding to import HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to the best HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP Converter. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Tip: If you have multiple DSC-HX100V 1080p60 MTS files, you can tick the “Merge into one” box to merge the DSC-HX100V MTS into one single file for FCE so that you can play these files without interruption.
Step 2: Choose an output format for FCP 7.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”, under the sublist there are a few formats which are all compatible with Final Cut Pro. Here we choose “Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov)” as an example.
Note: If you want the files be in smaller size, you are hoped to follow Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov) option. If your files size is at SD levels, you are advised to choose Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*mov), which is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings as well.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Press the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best quality for editing in FCP 7. If you wanna have a smaller file size but keep the good quality, you can change the video size to 1440*1080.
Step 4: Begin converting your HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to MOV for FCP 7.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert/transfer HDR-XR160 1080/60p AVCHD to MOV for FCP 7 on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
When you finish above conversion, you can get compatible files for FCP 7. Now you can import the converted and merged HDR-XR160 AVCHD to FCP 7 for editing. Please share this best way with your friends.
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